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How to Overcome Self-Doubt

<i>“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”</i> – William Shakespeare<p><b>Taming the monkey mind</b><p>It’s an all …

Self-confidence

This Cake Contest Has The Most Amazing Cakes We’ve Ever Seen

The Threadcakes online cake competition, which wrapped up on November 3rd this year, features some of the most stunning works of cake art we’ve ever …

Dessert

Thich Nhat Hanh – Healing Through Resting in the Breath

I’ve not posted here at Metta Refuge for quite a while, which I something I plan to remedy, and I thought I would begin by sharing an excerpt of a …

Pumpkin Bread with Toasted Coconut

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf Servings<p>Make sure your eggs and coconut oil are at room temperature for this pumpkin bread recipe: Cold eggs can make the oil seize, making the batter uneven.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup whole wheat flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 …

Baking

Breads You Can Mix By Hand (+ How to Make Ciabatta)

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i><i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Who</i> …

20 Things Life is Too Short Not to Appreciate

<b>A peaceful, mindful present.</b> – The best way to prepare for the future is to take care of the present. Goodbyes will always hurt a little. Photographs …

4 Simple Steps to Freedom

<b>“I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery</b><p>Once upon a time my mind was filled with negative talk and …

Positive Thinking

Comment on The Perfect Dark Chocolate Sugar Cookie by Patricia

Hi Rosie,I am a recently retired Secondary Educational Administrator and I missed my job so much, I wanted to find a challenge to replace those 40 …

Homemade Upgrade: How to Make a HEALTHY Burger and Fries

Yes, it's totally possible!<p>Each month your favorite dishes get a healthy and delectable do-over with tips from Keri Glassman, R.D. This month we're looking at the classic summer BBQ staple: Burger and fries. The good news is that you don't need to forgo this tasty combo if you're looking to …

Food

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

An Interview With Deepak Chopra: There Is Only One Consciousness

<i>Deepak Chopra, one of the world's leading writers, teachers, and entrepreneurs in holistic health and healing, talks to Omega about meditation, transcendence, and the nature of consciousness.</i><p><b>Omega:</b> You've had such a prolific career as an author, teacher, lecturer, and physician. How do you stay …

Downloading Information from the Field through Inner Silence

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>“My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and …

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Home > Recipes by Category > Cakes > Flourless Chocolate Cake<p>February 14, 2013 // 122 <i>Comments »</i><p>Happy Valentine’s Day!<p>Whether you believe in the …

Raspberries and Cream Macarons (and a giveaway!)

I've decorated a great many cakes and sweets with lovely macarons, but I've always had the secret wish to adorn myself with them, too. That's why I …

The Secret To The Perfect Pizza Dough Recipe - Wine & Glue

The Secret to the Perfect Pizza Dough Recipe! Easy to follow step by step photos that will give you the perfect pizza dough! And if the pictures …

Stop Assuming the Worst: Your Thoughts Shape Your Reality

<b>“Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.” ~Buddha</b><p>My morning bicycle ride had been uneventful until I spotted a small …

Self-help

23 Surprisingly Gorgeous Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Because shipping containers are like Legos for adults.

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People

Brad Waters, <i>Guest Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Ten years ago this month, Hara Estroff Marano, Editor-at-Large for <i>Psychology Today,</i> wrote in her article “The Art …

37 Freeing Quotes For People With Anxiety

P.S. You’re not going to die. Here’s the white-hot truth: if you go bankrupt, you’ll still be okay. If you lose the gig, the lover, the house, you’ll …

Stop Seeking and Start Finding: Create a Near-Perfect Life

<b>“What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find.” ~Herman</b> …

Positive Thinking

The Transforming Power of Mindful Prayer

Although not always highlighted in the West, prayer and devotion are a living stream in Buddhism. The earnest wishes expressed in the practices of lovingkindness and compassion -- may I be happy, may You be free from suffering -- are forms of prayer. The aspiration to find refuge in the Buddha (or …

Wake Up: It's Time for Meditation

It was an amazing discovery for me over two decades ago, when, in a mediation course, I suddenly woke up! With a sense of awe and great clarity I found myself observing my own thoughts. For a brief moment I was free! Free from the grip of emotions and endless thinking. What a liberating moment. I …

The Real Armageddon: Learning how to be Alone!

V. Susan Ferguson, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>We can all see that life on planet Earth is moving towards some inexorable, perhaps unknowable massive …

15 Ways to Change Your Thoughts and Transform Your Life

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale<p>The nature of our thoughts determines the quality of our life whether it is …

Happiness

Perfectionism Leading to Anxiety

"What's wrong with trying your best? Or striving to be perfect?" This is what my clients with anxiety disorders ask me when I challenge them not to try so hard. Their questions are understandable, though, because their striving to be perfect has been rewarded. After all, anxiety and success often …

21 Comics That Capture The Frustrations Of Depression

For those who have suffered, are suffering, or simply want to learn more.<p>[Editor's note: This is by no means a definitive list. The comics featured here can not and do not represent everyone's experiences. But there are some things they do capture. Part of the difficulty of depression is that it is …

What Oprah Knows for Sure About Spirituality

My primary and most essential goal in life is to remain connected to the world of the spirit. Everything else will take care of itself—this I know …